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    • Mose Splawn

    • gold; mining, mines; biography; miners; portraits;
    • Last surviving member of the Grimes party which discovered gold in Boise Basin in 1862. This picture was taken in November 1921 at the age of approximately 90 years. Mr. Splawn was within six feet of George Grimes when the latter was mortally...
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    • Mules

    • mules; children; mines; mining;
    • The burro that discovered Bunker Hill Mine
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    • Owyhee Mines

    • Mining; Miners; Mining equipment; Mining camps; Ore industry;
    • Mine and Mill Buildings at the Oro Fino Mine on War Eagle Mountain near Silver City in Owyhee County. Photo was taken 1866. The Oro Fino Mine was discovered in August 1863. The mine was worked for a number of years by J. Marion More and David...
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    • Historical Markers - Goddin's River

    • markers; signs; explorers; fur;
    • Known as Goddin's River in the days of the fur trade. This stream originally was named for the trapper who discovered it. Thery Goddin, a prominent Iroquois who explored this river in 1819 or 1820, had come here with Donald Mackenzie's fur hunters...
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    • Mines-Owyhee-Poorman

    • mining; mines; mine buildings;
    • Taken the summer or fall of 1867 or 1868. Poorman Mine discovered in fall of 1865 on War Eagle Mountain. However the mine was in litigation during fall and winter of 1865-66. Not a great deal accomplished summer of 1866. From the size of the dump...
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